Forefront No1 - 18th November 2013!

Yes! Ladies and Gentlemen the first meet-up is booked! It will be happening on Monday the 18th of November at 7:30pm and will be taking place at the Brewery Tap in Leeds.

I've set up an Eventbright page so if you're planning on coming along on the 18th please register on there so I've got an idea of numbers, it's a free event so you've got no excuse. Go and do that now, I'll wait.

Eventbrite - Forefront Leeds

Done? Excellent!


Brewery Tap, 18-24 New Station St, Leeds, LS1 5DL

The Brewery Tap

The Brewery Tap is located right in the centre of town just round the corner from the train station, we've got the room upstairs for the whole night. Its a great space and I think it will be ideal for our needs.


We'll be hearing from these great folks who have kindly agreed to come and share some knowlege with us!

Vincent Pickering @VIPickering

Vincent is a UI/UX specialist focusing on large scale complex systems for well known big media brands. For the last 13 years he has been making websites and applications, where his client roster has included clients such as: The BBC, EE, The NHS, Orange, The Vatican, General Motors, Channel 5 and giffgaff. These days he likes to blog about his experiences over at and can be found chatting away on Twitter.

Andy Fitch @_andyfitch

Andy Fitch is a Director & Lead front-end developer at Parallax, which he founded as Snapshot Media along with three others in 2009. Although he is now a front-end developer, Andy has also written large web apps in C#.NET & PHP.

Paul Stanton @stanton

Paul is a coffee loving designer who crafts the user experience and interface of the Jadu platform; software powering websites and forms for the likes of Manchester City Council, the University of Leeds and the Ministry of Justice. Paul draws on modern front-end development techniques and usability research within his framework to help Jadu's engineering team build stunning software. He tweets as @stanton and blogs once in a blue moon at

Right I think that's it for now I look forward to seeing you all on the 18th!